The Emirati capital has been developing at a slower and more considered pace than its flamboyant neighbour Dubai, meaning its traditional side still shines through. It also holds an ace card – its annual Grand Prix at the winding Yas Marina circuit. If you're heading over to catch the culmination of the F1 season, or visiting at any other time of year, here are the places to eat, drink, party and crash (and not in a Romain Grosjean way).

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